Report

Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 and Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015

10 August 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-263-0

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 65KB)

Referral
Background
Purpose and key provisions of the Bills
Financial implications
Consideration of the Bills by other committees
Conduct of the inquiry
Acknowledgement
Notes on references

Chapter 2 - Key Issues (PDF 106KB)

The proposed Medical Research Future Fund Advisory Board
Relationship between the National Health Medical Research Council and the Medical Research Future Fund
Definition of 'medical research' and 'medical innovation'
Commercialisation and translation
Awarding of funds, grants and other investments from the proposed Medical Research Future Fund
Committee view

Supplementary Report from the Australian Labor Party (PDF 42KB)

The need for an independent process of expert review
The majority of stakeholders recognise that the role of the NHMRC should be formalised in the final Bill

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 16KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 11KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

An inquiry into the Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015 and Medical Research Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2015

Past Public Hearings

04 Aug 2015: Melbourne, VIC

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